Isolation, identification and characterization of a Peste des Petits Ruminants virus from an outbreak in Nanakpur, India.

@article{Kumar2013IsolationIA,
  title={Isolation, identification and characterization of a Peste des Petits Ruminants virus from an outbreak in Nanakpur, India.},
  author={Naveen Kumar and Kundan Kumar Chaubey and Khushboo Chaudhary and Shoor Vir Singh and Dinesh K. Sharma and Vivek Kumar Gupta and Anil Kumar Mishra and Shalini Sharma},
  journal={Journal of virological methods},
  year={2013},
  volume={189 2},
  pages={388-92}
}
A Peste des Petits Ruminants virus (PPRV) was isolated from an outbreak that occurred in sheep and goats in Nanakpur village of Mathura District in Uttar Pradesh (India). Based on hemagglutination of chicken red blood cells (rbcs), cytopathic effect similar to that caused by the Morbilliviruses in Vero cells, and amplification and sequence analysis of the viral nucleoprotein (N) gene, the identity of the virus was confirmed as PPRV and named PPRV/C. hircus-tc/India/2012/Nanakpur1 (in short PPRV… CONTINUE READING

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